Media links

Being an active organization trying to spread awareness, multiple media publishers have acknowledged our efforts and provided us with their support by publishing articles about Chronic Pain India. We have attached them here for the readers. 

This article was published on 30 Oct 2020. It talks about the topic of gender bias which has crept into the medical field too. Women don’t feel pain or their pain isn’t to be given much consideration are some of the ideas slightly making their way into the society and statistics prove the same.

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The following article published by The Indian Express on 15th October 2020 talks about how our founder, Dr. Anubha Mahajan used social media to unite Indians silently living with chronic pain and give them a voice which led to the Foundation of Chronic Pain India.

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This YouTube video uploded on 7 September 2020 is a webinar conducted by our founder Dr. Anubha alongside ORDI (Organization of Rare Diseases of India) on occasion of the Pain Awareness Month. She talks about Chronic pain and illnesses and how to fight them and various approaches towards it.

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This piece of writing was published on 30 Aug 2020. This post talks about the suffering caused to patients suffering from chronic illness and disabilities due to the imposed lockdown and how it brought neglect to the patients especially in the case of females.

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This article published on 25 Aug 2020 is another testimony by Michelle George and Divya Gulati who are Chronic pain patients. They talk about how physical pain takes a heavy toll on the mental health of a person and the frustration that comes with it even leading to depression.

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This blog was published on 20 Aug 2020. In this blog our founder Dr. Anubha talks about her illness Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). We get a detailed information on this condition; all the signs, symptoms and treatment regarding CRPS. She also talks about Chronic Pain India and how the pandemic has affected the Chronic pain sufferers.

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This article published on 8 July 2020 gives us insight about how over 200 disability rights organizations and activists have issued a joint statement opposing the proposal to dilute the penal provisions contained in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

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The following article published on Jun 19 2020 talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has completely has distorted healthcare costs in India. Non-COVID patients are suffering globally due to the scarcity of drugs and other unforeseen circumstances such as expensive alternative to hospital care.

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This blog was posted on 11 May 2020 and talks about the workshops undertaken by Dr. Deborah Padfield under the banner of Pain Project. Dr. Deborah has a unique way of visualizing pain and co-creating images with the patients for a better understanding of the ailment.  Feeling misunderstood and not believed is a frequent sentiment expressed by those who live with pain and hence the initiative.

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This article published on 05 May 2020 is about the second webinar in the eight-week Know Your Rights Webinar series saw young students take the stage along with our founder, Dr. Anubha Mahajan and exchange ideas on how art and poetry offer an effective platform for disability advocacy. The webinars are being organised by the Javed Abidi Foundation, Disability Rights India Foundation and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative.

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This piece of article was posted on 30 April 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article our founder, Dr. Anubha speaks about how complete isolation is not possible for chronic illness patients and the paradox of Lockdown. Dr. Anubha also shares one of her personal experiences which haunted her and highlighted the urgent need of a solution to this problem.

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In the following video uploaded on 17 April 2020 by Javed Abidi Foundation our founder Dr. Anubha talks about Art and Poetry as medium of Advocacy. Chronic Pain and illnesses are invisible to the naked eye and hence there is a need to put into perspective the pain of the sufferers to the normal people.

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In this video published on 17 April 2020 by Javed Abidi Foundation under the Know Your Rights Webinar Series 2020 our founder Dr. Anubha participates in a dialogue with the webinar attendees where she answers various queries and questions regarding visible and invisible disabilities.

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This article was published on 6 April 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic when the 21 day lockdown was issued. In the times of uncertainty most citizen were being responsible and took utmost care while there were some who broke the rules and displayed total lack of responsibility. The lockdown brought about many changes in lifestyle for everyone.

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This post published by The Print on 29 March 2020 describes the immense suffering the disabled citizen of India had to go through. It also describes how social distancing is not an option to many and how the government has taken measures to help.

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This article posted on 8 March 2020 on Women’s Day featured professor Anita Ghai and our founder Dr. Anubha Mahajan which talks about gender equality and intersectional feminism.

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This YouTube video uploaded on 8 March 2020 on Women’s Day featuring our founder Dr. Anubha Mahajan, as a disability and gender rights activist from India who is changing how we see women with disabilities. Highlighting Chronic Pain India, creating a community for women with chronic pain to be recognized and supported; to be believed and healed.

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The following article published on 28 Sept 2019 talks about Central pain syndrome which is a neurological condition that affects the central nervous system wherein patient experiences amplified response to a painful or even ordinary stimuli. Pain specialist Dr. Manisha Arora gives us more insight on the condition.

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This article published on 17 Sept 2019 talks about the personal take of our founder, Dr. Anubha on Chronic Pain. This article talks about the difficulties faced to get a diagnosis of Chronic illnesses. How Chronic Pain India played a role in it and the organisation wants these voices to be like a tiger’s roar and mark their own territory.

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This blogpost was published by Feminism in India on 6 September 2019. This is a testimony by one of the Chronic pain sufferers Ms. Namrata who was diagnosed with Hashimoto. She talks about her journey and how she came across Chronic Pain India and our founder Dr. Anubha.

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This article was published on 1 September 2019 on the occasion of Pain Awareness Month for the world to understand pain and the issues associated with it.  Since pain is an invisible ailment, it is often misunderstood. This article provides information about the Types of pain, the causes and Diagnosis and the remedies.

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This article was published on 2 August 2019 and stresses on the fact of requirement of chronic pain support groups in India. A person with chronic pain or illness might not be able to open up to their family or peers due to certain limitations. Going forward, the goal of Chronic Pain India is to raise awareness for each and every chronic illness which is invisible to the naked eye and be a place where people can openly share their experiences.

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The following article published on 16 June 2019 gives us a brief understanding of Fibromyalgia. It is a condition that causes pain all over the body in the affected person. This is a very informative article which talks about the symptoms and treatment of this illness.

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The published on 19 May 2019 article gives us insight on Chronic Pain and its causes. For people with chronic pain, life is not easy. This condition is invisible to the unaided eye and the cures and remedies still lack research. Counselling, physical therapy, relaxation techniques, mediation may help to get some relief from the mental agony.

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The following newsletter published on 11 May 2019  talks about a workshop called ‘Visualizing Pain’, organized in Gurgaon guided by  Dr. Deborah Padfield, an expert from the University College, London. Dr. Padfield has been trying to co-create the visual representation of individual experience of pain working with several pain sufferers.

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Indian Women Blog featured and interviewed our founder Dr. Anubha on 03 March 2019 on the topic of Chronic pain and women dealing with chronic pain in India.

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